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2022 FLORIDA FEDERATION OF FAIRS

71st ANNUAL CONVENTION AND TRADE SHOW

& IAFE MEETING WITH ZONE 1 & 2!!

WHEN: MAY 12-14, 2022

WHERE: THE NAPLES GRANDE BEACH RESORT

NAPLES, FLORIDA

STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFORMATION!!



2022 Showcase Information and Application

Greetings Associates!!!

We hope this finds everyone having a great 2021 and looking forward to our 2022 Florida Federation of Fair Annual Convention and IAFE Zone 2 Meeting in Naples, Florida at the Naples Grande Hotel, May 12, 13, and 14, 2022.

At this time, we are accepting applications for the various Showcases to be held during the Convention. Hal Porter and Fran Crone are co-chairing our Showcase Committee this year and will be your contacts. Please direct all questions to showcaseflfairs@yahoo.com.

Please note that the Agent’s/Act’s membership must be in a ‘current’ status and in good standing by the Showcase Application Deadline. Agents/Acts who join/renew after the deadline date will be eligible to showcase through cancellations only. There is no ‘wait time’ in eligibility to showcase from year to year.

The application deadline is January 7, 2022. Completed applications must be submitted electronically to showcaseflfairs@yahoo.com by midnight of the deadline, BUT ONLY IF, AND AFTER, YOUR FLORIDA FEDERATION OF FAIRS MEMBERSHIP IS CURRENT. If your Membership is not current, your submissions will not be accepted. All videos to be considered for Showcases must be performance videos – no music videos will be accepted for consideration.

** Opportunities:

  • Trade Show Live Showcases – 15/20 minutes – total of 8 slots at various times throughout the 3 days
  • Trade Show Video Showcases – maximum of 3 minutes each, intended for shows/act that cannot perform on the other stages, such as large animal acts, motorsports, or variety acts that are too large for the stage. Acts selected for the Video Showcases must be registered and present at the Convention.
  • President’s Party – 20 – 30 minutes, 2 slots
  • Saturday Business Meeting – possible 1 slot, 20-30 minutes
  • GALA Reception (prior to doors opening) – 6-7pm – Strolling Type Acts only – 45/60 minutes – 3 slots
  • GALA Strolling inside the Gala – 20/30 minutes - 2 slots
  • EMCEE for GALA – Associate with experience in emceeing to emcee the awards presentations – 1 slot
  • GALA – 20 – 30 minutes, 2 slots

Agents may submit 3 submissions in each of the categories listed above (total of 18 submissions)

** Opportunities are based on current needs and are subject to adjustment.

How to Apply:

  • Download the Application and the Introduction Form. Complete both forms and return them electronically with your Showcase submission, along with a photograph of the Show/Artist, and link to performance video to showcaseflfairs@yahoo.com. A complete application package must be received for each show/act you are applying for.
  • Complete submittal must be received no later than midnight on Friday, January 7, 2022.

Open Mic in Hospitality:

Again, this year the Locker Room (‘Hospitality’) will offer an Open Microphone for any act that is a registered Associate in the Trade Show. Signup sheets and available times will be available at the Mandatory Vendor/Associate Meeting on Thursday, May 12, 2022, and throughout the Convention. Signups are first come first served basis.

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